If you are searching for the best places to stay in Kuta Bali, you will discover that hotels in Kuta Bali have a lot to offer in terms of facilities and affordability.
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Accommodation in Kuta ranges from lavish, high-end 5-star hotels and family-run boutique hotels to cheap, extremely budget-friendly accommodations in Bali.
One of the first locations to be favoured by tourists in Bali, Kuta today remains a popular holiday destination. The beaches in Kuta Bali are the biggest draw for tourists and are renowned for their incredible sunsets. Kuta Beach, in particular, has been dubbed ‘Sunset Beach.’
However, Kuta’s lively nightlife, luxury spas, shopping malls, fun waterparks and surf spots also attract visitors from all over the world. What was once a fishing village is now a major tourist attraction, but visitors can still find pockets of traditional Balinese culture too.
The following selections will help you to find the perfect Bali accommodation in Kuta for your trip.
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TOP PICK Of The Best bali hotels kuta
Situated in South Kuta, we think Aryaduta Bali is the best hotel Kuta offers, boasting luxury suites and excellent facilities, including a rooftop area with an infinity pool.
Where To Stay In Kuta Bali In A Nutshell
Before we dive into reviewing the best hotels in Bali Kuta, let’s take a quick look at where to stay in Kuta in terms of location.
Kuta Beach (Central Kuta)
This is the best area to stay in Kuta for those wanting to be in the centre of the action. Here you can find the biggest selection of restaurants, beach cafes and shops, as well as an excellent selection of accommodation from affordable Bali hotels in Kuta Beach to luxury resorts (Kuta Seaview, D’Sriwing Villa Gallery, Tribe Bali, Poppies Bali.
Legian Beach (Kuta North)
Legian Beach is the most northern neighbourhood of Kuta, and it borders with smaller yet more upmarket Seminyak. If you’re undecided about whether to stay in Kuta or Seminyak, stay close to Legian Beach, which is famous for excellent beginner surfing, a lively vibe and family-friendly resorts: Padma Resort and The Magani Hotel.
Pantai Jerman (Kuta South)
South of Kuta is much quieter, and for that reason, it is the best place to stay in Kuta Bali for families. Here, you will also find Kuta’s malls, the island’s best waterpark – Waterbom Bali and Bali’s best left-hander surf spot – Kuta Reef. The South is also home to the best luxury hotels in Kuta, such as Aryaduta, Holiday Inn, Sulis Beach Hotel, Bali Garden, Bintang Bali Resort, The Patra, Bintang Bali Villa
Best Hotels In Kuta Beach Bali
If you wish to stay at one of the best hotels in Kuta Beach, you are spoiled for choice. The 5 star hotels Kuta has to offer are amongst the best in Bali, especially when it comes to affordability.
There are several 5 Star hotels in Kuta Beach, and each hotel offers visitors an array of accommodation options and world-class facilities. There are hotels suitable for couples, groups and families.
5 star hotels in Kuta Bali are usually large beachfront complexes in a scenic but convenient central location.
The following luxury hotels Kuta offers include free parking, free WiFi and air conditioning. All of the hotels offer a paid airport shuttle service and tea and coffee-making facilities in each room.
#1 Aryaduta Bali – One of the best luxury hotels in Kuta Bali.
This hotel is an ideal location for a honeymoon, though you can also get married here at the on-site wedding chapel. Due to its location, this Kuta accommodation is an ideal choice if you love shopping.
Location | The hotel is situated in southern Kuta, adjacent to the Lippo Mall and within walking distance of Discovery Shopping Mall and Waterbom Bali. You could even walk to the airport just one kilometre away. There are lots of cafes and restaurants nearby.
Facilities | Aryaduta Bali has a kid’s pool, a fitness centre and a gorgeous rooftop pool with a pool bar overlooking the ocean. An on-site restaurant serves an international menu with a highly-rated breakfast.
The Aryaduta is one of the few hotels in Kuta that allows guests with late flights to use its lounge, showers and luggage storage for free.
Rooms | Aryaduta Bali ensuite rooms are light and spacious, and each room comes with a relaxing sofa. Some rooms feature a balcony.
#2 Kuta Seaview Boutique Resort – A slice of tropical paradise in busy Kuta.
One of the most attractive luxury Kuta resorts, the Seaview Boutique Resort, sits directly on Kuta Beach. The hotel is centrally located for exploring the local area, though you may find yourself unable to leave its beautifully landscaped complex.
Location | This Kuta Beach resort boasts a central location, and it is 15 minutes by car from Ngurah Rai International Airport. If you like shopping, this hotel is a great option as Kuta Art Market and Kuta Shopping Centre are just a five-minute walk away.
Facilities | This 5 star hotel Kuta features an outdoor swimming pool, a library and a spa. Its beachfront restaurant serves international cuisine. Guests will love the tranquil tropical gardens.
Rooms | Guests can choose between rooms, suites or Kuta beach-style bungalow cottages. Each option has its own balcony, offering either a pool or garden view. The balconies have huge sofas and voile curtains for extra privacy. The suites offer a separate spacious living room. Family rooms are also available.
#3 Holiday Inn Resort Baruna Bali – best hotel to stay in kuta Bali for families.
This luxury hotel offers a wide range of accommodations, from twin rooms to four-bed villas. Set on landscaped grounds, the highly-rated hotel is a great option for groups or multigenerational family trips. Plus, with its child-friendly rooms and facilities, it is one of the best family hotels Kuta has to offer.
Location | This Kuta resort is 10 minutes by car from the international airport and a short 15-minute walk to the centre of Kuta.
Facilities | Active guests can play tennis or work out at the gym, plus there is a large outdoor pool or a spa offering a range of beauty treatments and massages. There is a poolside restaurant serving Indonesian and international dishes, plus an oceanside restaurant. The hotel offers an airport shuttle, which – unusually for Bali hotels – is free.
Rooms | The luxury rooms are decorated in light neutral tones with Balinese prints and artwork. Each room comes with a balcony, and some rooms offer direct pool access. The in-room fridge is an extra bonus in the hot climate.
The hotel also offers a four-bed luxury villa that can sleep up to eight people. This villa has a private pool with separate living and dining rooms.
Family rooms have separate sleeping areas for kids with boat beds and boat-themed decor. It is this attention to detail that makes the Holiday Inn one of the best family hotels in Kuta Bali.
Midrange & Budget Hotels Kuta Beach
The 4 star hotels Kuta offers, provide guests with a touch of luxury for an affordable price tag. Their fantastic facilities provide a high-end, value-for-money stay.
#4 Sulis Beach Hotel & Spa – Excellent value-for-money.
The facilities and rooms at this lovely hotel are incredible value for money.
Location | Sulis Beach Hotel is only a three-minute walk to the beach. It lies in a convenient location for several Kuta attractions: Waterbom is 3 kilometres away, and Discovery’s Shopping Mall is only one kilometre away.
Facilities | The hotel has a hair salon and spa offering massages and beauty treatments, a restaurant and a bar. Bike and car hire is available on-site. The highlight of this hotel is a large rectangular rooftop pool offering fantastic ocean views. The hotel also offers a babysitting service for families.
Rooms | Rooms have a modern decor with a balcony overlooking the garden. Family rooms sleep four people in two single beds and one double bed – no sofa bed here! Some room rates include breakfast.
#5 D’Sriwing Villa Gallery – One of the best boutique hotels in Kuta.
If you are searching for 4 star, cheap hotels in Kuta Bali that offer privacy, luxury facilities and space, this is the hotel for you.
Location | The hotel is situated on a quiet, no-through street, yet it is close to several restaurants and cafes. It is a 200-metre walk to the nearest beach and four kilometres to the airport.
Facilities | The complex consists of four individual villas, which are set around a good-sized pool in a leafy, landscaped garden. The hotel has a 24 front desk and a laundry service. Breakfast is available on-site.
Rooms | The hotel has one, two or three-bed elegantly decorated villas, with the three-bed villa sleeping up to eight people. The high-ceiling villas have hardwood floors and include a spacious living room and outdoor patio.
There is a well-equipped kitchen and a larger-than-average bathroom. This is undoubtedly the best villa Kuta has for a mid-range price tag.
#6 Tribe Bali Kuta Beach – A brand new Kuta Beach hotel.
One of the newest hotels in Bali Kuta, the funky, colourful rooms at the Tribe Bali are probably the best rooms you will find in any of the 4 star hotels in Kuta.
Location | This central hotel is a few minutes walk to the beach, cafes and restaurants. Ngurah Rai International Airport is nine kilometres away, whilst Kuta Art Market is just two kilometres away.
Facilities | The hotel offers a paid airport shuttle, and it has a fitness centre, restaurant and bar. There is a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage facilities. A buffet or continental breakfast is available. The hotel’s outstanding feature is its rooftop infinity pool, which offers fanatic views of Kuta.
Rooms | The good-sized rooms are decorated in white with blue colour tones and have an attractive herringbone wooden floor. Some rooms come with a balcony. The open-plan bedroom and bathroom have funky artwork and quirky furniture, which makes this hotel stand out from neighbouring mid-range and budget hotels in Kuta Beach. The hotel is undoubtedly one of the best value-for-money 4-star hotels in Kuta.
Best Bali Resorts In Kuta
Staying at any of the hotels on Kuta Beach offers guests immediate access to one of Bali’s best beaches and makes it easy for visitors to savour the sunsets that Kuta is famous for.
Here is a collection of the best hotels in Bali Kuta Beach.
#7 Bali Garden Beach Resort – Best Resort In Kuta Beach (South End).
Another of Kuta 4 star hotels, the Bali Garden, is a popular spot for sunset.
Location | This large hotel sits in landscaped gardens on South Kuta Beach, two kilometres from the international airport. There are lots of cafes and restaurants within walking distance. Waterbom and Kuta Centre are a short walk away.
Facilities | The hotel offers three swimming pools, one of which is a stunning infinity pool overlooking the ocean. Guests can also enjoy a private beach area with sun loungers. There is a paid airport shuttle service and three dining options (including an award-winning restaurant) which serve Indonesian and international menus.
There is also a business centre and a tour desk. The on-site Tari Spa offers a range of wellness treatments.
Rooms | The generous-sized, tiled floor rooms are each decorated in a different colour; you can choose a green, yellow, red or white tone room. Each en-suite room comes with a balcony and a desk. Family rooms have a double bed and bunk bed.
#8 Bintang Bali Resort – One of the friendliest beach hotels Kuta has to offer.
This large 5-star hotel is one of the beach hotels in Kuta Bali noted for its customer service. Fancy a beach hotel Kuta-style wedding? Then you can get married in the Bintang wedding chapel.
Location | The international airport is just under two kilometres away. Bintang’s central location means that there are lots of cafes and restaurants within walking distance. Kuta Shopping Centre is a five-minute walk away.
Facilities | The hotel is set in gorgeous tropical gardens. There are two swimming pools (one has a cascading waterfall), a swim-up bar and a paid airport shuttle. Guests can enjoy a private beach area, a massage in the spa or an exercise class in the fitness centre. There are three restaurants, and breakfast receives excellent reviews. The hotel also provides regular evening entertainment.
Rooms | The parquet floored rooms come with a balcony overlooking the gardens and are adorned with Balinese artwork. The suites have huge living rooms and dining areas. Interconnecting and family rooms are available.
#9 The Patra Bali – One of the best hotels on Kuta beach Bali.
The Patra is a classic hotel set in tropical gardens and is situated on South Kuta’s white sand beach. It is an ideal hotel for families and active guests.
Location | The Patra is one kilometre from the airport, and the hotel provides a free shuttle to Kuta Square, two kilometres away.
Facilities | The hotel features a lagoon and a beachside pool, a spa and a paid airport shuttle. There are four dining options, and all-day dining is available (Patra’s buffet breakfast is highly rated). There is a kids’ club and a useful on-site grocery shop.
Guests can enjoy on-site activities ranging from water polo to cooking lessons. The Patra’s huge marble lobby is stunning, and it is the centrepiece of the hotel.
Rooms | The rooms have wooden floors and furniture accompanied by white linen with Balinese prints. The floor-to-ceiling windows on the terraces and balconies make the most of the garden views. Family rooms are available, and the romantic Honeymoon Villa has a four-poster bed, a seating area and a private pool.
Best Villas In Kuta
If you are searching for more private Kuta Beach accommodation, here are the best private pool villas in Kuta.
#10 Bintang Bali Villa – Best for a traditional Balinese stay.
The 5-star Bintang Bali Villa is a gorgeous, homely guest house in Kuta. Not to be confused with the Bintang Resort, this gorgeous complex has just three villas.
Location | The beachfront villas are a five-minute walk from the Discovery Shopping Mall and a ten-minute drive to the airport.
Facilities | The villas feature a private pool and are set in lush tropical gardens. Free parking is available on-site.
Rooms | The high-ceiling villas have wooden floors, floor-to-ceiling sliding doors, plus spacious outdoor and indoor seating areas. The bathrooms are enormous, and there is a well-equipped kitchenette. Traditional Balinese stonework and artwork create a traditional feel, whilst finishes such as ceiling chandeliers add a touch of luxury.
The two or three-bed villas sleep between two and six people. If you are looking for the best hotel in Kuta Bali for a traditional vibe, this Kuta beach villa is not to be missed.
#11 The Calna Villa Bali – A modern open-plan.
In contrast to the Bintang Bali villa, the Calna Villa is ultra-modern and situated near the infamous Sunset Road.
Location | The villa is a few minutes walk from the beach and nearby cafes and restaurants.
Facilities | Calna villa features an airport shuttle, a 24-hour desk, a restaurant, a bar, and car rental is available on site.
Rooms | The one, two or three-bed villas can sleep up to six people, and each villa comes with a private pool. The rooms are decorated in neutral tones and have an open plan bedroom and seating area with clever use of screen dividers. In-room robes and slippers are included.
#12 Poppies Bali – A picturesque cottage.
This secluded oasis offers guests space, privacy and a free airport shuttle.
Location | Poppies is four kilometres from the airport and is within walking distance of several restaurants and cafes. Kuta Art Market is a few minutes walk away.
Facilities | This 3 star hotel in Kuta features two swimming pools, a restaurant and a bar.
Rooms | Accommodation here consists of low-rise thatched cottages. Each cottage has an entrance patio and an open-plan layout. The cottages have hardwood floors, and their aqua decor is enhanced by traditional Balinese artwork. Thoughtful designs, such as cushioned window seats, add to the appeal of these homely cottages.
The cottages sleep up to three people, and some of the cottages come with their own private pool.
Budget & Cheap Hotels In Kuta Bali
Budget hotels in Kuta Bali provide privacy and comfort at a bargain price. The following selections include urban and more rural options.
#13 The Nyaman Bali – best hotel kuta Bali Has To Offer For Budget Travellers.
The Nyaman Bali is situated in a quieter, out-of-town location, and it is the best budget hotel in Kuta for visitors seeking a less touristy destination.
Location | The hotel is three kilometres from the airport and just 500 metres from the nearest beach. There are lots of cheap restaurants nearby. It is a ten-minute drive to the centre of Kuta.
Facilities | Nyaman Bali has an outdoor pool, a restaurant, a bar and an airport shuttle service. The front desk can arrange bike hire and car rental.
Rooms | The small but clean motel-style rooms are centred around the rectangular pool. All rooms are ensuite and come with a seating area and a balcony or terrace.
#14 RakaAyu Kuta – best bargain Stay.
The RakaAyu is a perfect choice for budget travellers seeking private, no-frills accommodation. It is one of the cheapest Kuta hotel deals.
Location | The nearest beach to the RakaAyu, Tuban Beach, is a ten-minute walk, and central Kuta is two kilometres away.
Facilities | The hotel features a swimming pool, garden, free WiFi and an airport shuttle. It also offers a car rental service and, unusually, an a la carte breakfast.
Rooms | The modest-sized rooms come with a white tile bathroom and a balcony with garden or pool views. The rooms may be basic, but they can sleep up to four people, and the bargain price even includes breakfast!
#15 Fat Yogi Cottages – Central Location.
Fat Yogi is a highly rated Kuta cheap accommodation in a convenient location.
Location | Fat Yogi is situated in the centre of Kuta, so everything you need is within walking distance. The airport is a 20-minute drive away, whilst Kuta Beach is 15 minutes on foot.
Facilities | This leafy hotel offers a 24-hour desk and airport transfers. The gorgeous tree-lined, infinity-style swimming pool is much better than pools you will find in other cheap hotels Kuta has in this budget price range.
Rooms | The white tiled rooms are modest, and each room comes with either a balcony or terrace and a fridge. However, for a little extra money, I recommend upgrading to a superior room. The improved decor and extra space are worth the additional spend.
Best Hotels in Kuta Bali: FAQs
Is Kuta worth staying in Bali?
Kuta is definitely not the hottest spot in Bali anymore, but it is still a great option if you’re into the beach or surf lessons and securing some of the cheapest hotel deals on the island!
Can you swim at Kuta Beach?
Yes, you can swim at Kuta Beach. The waves are usually friendly, making it awesome for a dip. Just keep an eye out for flags and be extra vigilant when the flag is red.
Is it better to stay in Kuta or Seminyak?
Go for Seminyak over Kuta. Kuta’s lost a bit of its sparkle – not as hot these days. Seminyak’s the new cool kid, with trendy resorts, amazing dining and vibe nightlife. It’s where the Bali buzz is happening now!
What is Kuta popular for?
Kuta used to be the energetic heart of Bali with its famous surf breaks and backpackers community. However, things change, and it might not be as lively these days.
Best Hotels in Kuta Bali: Final Word
We hope this selection of Kuta hotels in Bali has helped you decide where to stay in Kuta on your upcoming trip and you’ve managed to secure your favourite place!
Kuta may not be the liveliest or trendiest destination in Bali, but the amazing beach and super affordable Kuta beach hotels offer an unbeatable blend of comfort and value, making it an ideal spot for us budget-savvy wanderers.
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